Module Identifier ES30310  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Alan Bond  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Dr Alan Bond, Ms Francoise Jarvis, Paul Street  
Mutually Exclusive LA37720  
Course delivery Lecture   22 Hours 22 x 1 hour  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   100%  
  Resit assessment   2 hour written examination    
Further details  

Key: Alan Bond (AB), Francoise Jarvis (FJ), Paul Street (PS)

1. Problems in terms of law and the environment (PS)
2. International context for environmental law (PS)
3. UK legal framework (FJ)
4. Source of environmental law / policy in the UK (FJ)
5. Influence of European Union law on UK environmental law (FJ)
6. Civil law remedies for environmental pollution (FJ)
7. Criminal law remedies for environmental pollution (FJ)
8. Other legal mechanisms (FJ)
9. How the law can deal with bad decision making on environmental matters (FJ)
10. Planning law and the control of development - context for EIA (FJ)
11. Case Studies (PS)
12. Case Studies (PS)
13. Explaining the value of Environmental Impact Assessment (AB)
14. Introduction to Environmental Impact Assessment (AB)
15. EIA in the UK - the difference between an ideal process and EIA regulations (AB)
16. EIA - deciding whether it is necessary? (AB)
17. EIA - deciding what issues should be covered? (AB)
18. The Environmental Impact Statement (AB)
19. Maintaining quality in Environmental Impact Assessment (AB)
20. EIA methods - how can you do it? (AB)
21. EIA outside the UK (AB)
22. Strategic Environmental Assessment - the impacts of policies, plans and programmes (AB)

Aims and objectives
Aims and Objectives: The module has a number of progressive aims as indicated in the following list:

Learning outcomes
Students should be aware of both the possibilities and the limitations of legal instruments and principles in aiming to ensure environmental protection; and should understand how EIA can function to facilitate prospective environmental protection.

Reading Lists
To Be Announceds
No specific texts recommended. Individual lecturers will detail the required reading.